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Growing Gracefully into Old Age by Swami Dayatmananda

24.07.2015

That which is born is sure to decay and die, living or non-living. Existence is inevitably associated with growth, youth, old age, decay and death; there is no exception. Shankaracharya, it is said, was walking along a street in Varanasi, accompanied by his disciples. He saw an old man trying to master Sanskrit grammar. Taking pity on him, he advised him not to waste his time on learning grammar at his age but to turn his mind to God in worship and adoration. That is how the famous hymn Bhaja Govindam came to be composed.


Putin tells Indias Modi will try yoga | APF

18.07.2015

UFA, Russsia: Russia"s judo black-belt president Vladimir Putin has promised yoga-loving Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he"ll try some yoga poses, despite feeling daunted by the challenge. I"ve tried so many things, but I haven"t tried yoga, though it is certainly appealing, Putin told Modi during talks in the Russian city of Ufa. I"ll see what I am able to do based on my physical aptitude, he added.


YOGA IN THE GARDEN: Exercise your physical and mental well being

18.07.2015

The Newtown Presbyterian Church is hosting YOGA in the Garden every Wednesday night in July and August at the Newtown Historic Presbyterian Church, 76 North Sycamore Street, Newtown. The class is held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at a cost of $10 per class. Drop ins are welcome.


How to take a wellness retreat for less

18.07.2015

Yoga and meditation retreats are costly, but their focus on wellness can be applied to even a typical family vacation, according to experts.


Yoga events move from studios to sunny spaces in Sewickley| TribLIVE

18.07.2015

Yoga is more widely practiced and hailed these days for its stress-relieving and body-strengthening benefits, and lately it"s become more common to find the activity out in the summer sun. Hundreds of people participate in Yoga in the Square at 10 a.m. Sundays from June to September in Market Square, Downtown. The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and retailer lululemon present the free events.


Why Russell Simmons Meditates | US News and World Report

18.07.2015

The business magnate credits much of his success to meditation and yoga, which he first pursued for the eye candy.We all have goals. Meditation and yoga are powerful tools to first realize your aspirations, and then set your plan into motion. When you practice yoga or meditate, you allow your mind to relax. A common misconception is that you are meant to be peaceful every time you meditate. In reality, meditation gives your mind the chance to take a break from constantly working and organizing.


Through yoga, Tyrone Beverly embraces diversity, community building | THE DENVER POST

18.07.2015

Picture someone who practices yoga. What comes to mind probably is a white suburban mom in Lululemon tights, not a man who can lift himself effortlessly into scale pose. "That"s the perception most people have when I talk to them about yoga," says Stephon Matthews."So I invite them to one of our classes, because we have the most diverse yoga class in Colorado, and it changes their whole view."


Three-Year-Old Girl"s Yoga Wave

06.07.2015

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: When the people world over are working really hard to perfect their skills in yoga, this three-year-old kid is proving it to be a childs play. Meet Ameya Rajendran, a pre-schooler who has already mastered the art of yoga, its different asanas and pranayamas. Ameya is an expert at performing some of the difficult asanas like halasana, chakrasana, vipareeta karani mudra, poorna bhujangasana, upavishta konasana, pachimottonasana among many.


How to safely prepare your body for modern yoga classes | THE GLOBE AND MAIL

06.07.2015

When something has been around longer than chocolate, has more followers than Oprah Winfreys Twitter account and is as good for the soul as a compassionate TED talk, how can it be bad? For thousands of years in India, the practice of yoga has been a respected tool for health and vitality. But as we turn up the studio temperature to exactly 40.5 degrees Celsius, add the power to our yoga and balance frantic cycling with downward dogs in something called Spynga, we must be aware that new, modern forms of yoga come with associated risks.


World universities offering summer Sanskrit classes

06.07.2015

Various prestigious universities/institutes around the world are offering Sanskrit language courses during summer. Universities/Institutes offering these Sanskrit classes include USAs Harvard University, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Mangalam Research Center Berkeley; Germanys Universität Heidelberg and Universität Hamburg; United Kingdoms University of Oxford and University of London; Nepals Rangjung Yeshe Institute; etc.


Gujarat government to promote yoga as cure for diabetes, mental disorders | INDIAN EXPRESS

06.07.2015

To be flagged off as a pilot project this month, the disease-oriented yoga sessions would be held at ayurvedic hospitals. Apart from trained yoga teachers, a team of AYUSH doctors would scrutinise the applications for a medical history and status to decide whether to allow them to attend the yoga sessions or not.


Yoga program aims to benefit law enforcement | CHICAGO TRIBUNE

06.07.2015

Local police officers are being offered the chance to help counteract the tough aspects of their job through yoga. Yoga instructor Shayleen Halloran is starting a Serving the Badge program at the YOUnique Yoga studio at 65 W. 112th Ave. in Crown Point.


Hinduism focus at Salzburg Festival 2015

04.07.2015

Hinduism will form part of the world renowned Salzburg Festival of Austria this year for the first time in its 95 years history.


Hindus have highest retention rate in USA

01.07.2015

Hindus have the highest retention rate as compared to any other major religious group in USA, per an analysis posted by Pew Research Center (PRC), "a nonpartisan fact tank" headquartered in Washington DC, on June 24.


Yoga classes banned in central Russian city to check spread of "religious occultism" DNA

01.07.2015

At the center of the crackdown are two studios holding classes for Hatha Yoga - a set of asanas or postures involving deep breathing and tough physical exercises, which as per Hindu mythology was first practiced by Lord Shiva.


Russia targets yoga sessions as "cult" NEWSWEEK EUROPE

01.07.2015

Russian officials have banned yoga in the central city of Nizhnevartovsk in an effort to counteract "occult practices". At least two studios - the Aura and Ingara, where Hatha yoga is practiced - have reportedly received letters from Nizhnevartovsk officials, according to The Moscow Times.


Central Russian Officials Crack Down on Yoga in Bid to Stifle Spread of Occultism MOSCOW TIMES

01.07.2015

Officials in the central Russian city of Nizhnevartovsk have moved to prevent municipal buildings from hosting yoga classes in a stated bid to stifle the spread of religious cults, the Kommersant business daily reported. Representatives of at least two of the city"s Hatha yoga studios the Aura and Ingara have received letters outlining Nizhnevartovsk officials" plans to halt yoga classes in city facilities. Both schools rent out space at a stadium and public meeting hall called Samotlor.


Russia cracks down on yoga classes to check occultism PTI

01.07.2015

LONDON (PTI): Close on the heels of India leading worldwide International Yoga Day celebrations, Yoga classes have been banned in a central Russian city by the authorities to check spread of "religious occultism". At the centre of the crackdown are two studios holding classes for Hatha Yoga - a set of asanas or postures involving deep breathing and tough physical exercises, which as per Hindu mythology was first practised by Lord Shiva.


Focus on India-Russia-Iran transport corridor via Central Asia

30.06.2015

The INSTC agreement was signed more than a decade ago for better connectivity to the Eurasian region through Iran. The INSTC members met earlier this month and reviewed the status of report on the dry run between India, Iran and Russia via the Caspian Sea, while a follow-up meeting has been slated for July.


Seven more airports in India to be declared entry points for e-visa

30.06.2015

New Delhi: Seven more airports, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi"s constituency Varanasi and Ahmedabad in his home state, will soon be declared as entry points along with the existing nine where citizens from eligible countries can land with an e-tourist visa.


International Yoga Day 21 June 2015
International Yoga Day 21 June 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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